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NOTICE OF PRECLEARANCE ACTIVITY THE VOTING RIGHTS
ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Notice Date 12/01/2008
This periodic notice of activity regarding voting changes submitted under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is issued pursuant to the Attorney General's Procedures for the Administration of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (Part 51 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations). The Attorney General has 60 days from the date of receipt to respond to each submission of voting changes. We invite persons interested in pending submissions to submit comments and information, in writing or by telephone,to the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division at the earliest possible date to assure that they may be considered during the 60 - day review period. Telephone 1-800-253-3931 or (202) 307-2385, or write to: Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, Room 7254 - NWB, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20530 (the envelope and first page should be marked "Comment under Section 5").

Notices of submission activity can also be accessed on the Internet directly at www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/sec-5/notices.htm or from the Department of Justice Home Page at www.usdoj.gov. Click on Legal Documents, which is listed under
Publications & Documents, and then select Notice of Section 5 Submission Activity from the options listed under the Civil Rights Division.

If you are currently receiving this notice by postal service delivery and would like to receive it by electronic mail, you may send a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov. Please provide both your current mailing address and the electronic mail address to which you like it sent. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list because you are able to access the list from our web site or for any other reason, please send your current mailing address to section5.notice@usdoj.gov and include the word "remove." You may begin receiving this notice by sending a request to section5.notice@usdoj.gov with the electronic mail address to which you like it sent.

The following submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.


Alabama Subjurisdiction: 
County: 
Action Date:  11/25/2008
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5693
Expedited Consideration Requested

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5491

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Mesa
County:  Maricopa
Action Date:  11/20/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5698

Arizona Subjurisdiction:  Yuma
County:  Yuma
Action Date:  11/25/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5700

California Subjurisdiction:  Monterey County Resource Conservation District
County:  Monterey
Action Date:  11/17/2008
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5706

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Newnan
County:  Coweta
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5701

Georgia Subjurisdiction:  Oakwood
County:  Hall
Action Date:  11/25/2008
Annexation
Designation of annexed area to election district
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5344

Mississippi Subjurisdiction:  Hattiesburg
County:  Forrest, Lamar
Action Date:  11/26/2008
Redistricting plan
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5390

Mississippi Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Tate
Action Date:  11/21/2008
Voting method (Paper ballots)
Runoff election
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5699

North Carolina Subjurisdiction:  Greensboro
County:  Guilford
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5704

South Dakota Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Buffalo
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Election administration
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-3252

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Dallas Independent School District
County:  Dallas
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5695

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Dallas Independent School District
County:  Dallas
Action Date:  11/25/2008
Implementation schedule (Terms of office)
General election (Date change)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5695

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Diboll
County:  Angelina
Action Date:  11/13/2008
Method of election
Districting plan
Number of officials
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Resubmission received
Submission Number:  2008-2328

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Farmersville
County:  Collin
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5702

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Horseshoe Bay
County:  Burnet, Llano
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5696

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Latexo Independent School District
County:  Houston
Action Date:  11/25/2008
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5655

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Mckinney
County:  Collin
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5705

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Mckinney
County:  Collin
Action Date:  11/26/2008
Polling place (Added)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Additional information received
Submission Number:  2008-5705

Texas Subjurisdiction:  Port Arthur
County:  Jefferson, Orange
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Annexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number:  2008-4883
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Brazoria
Action Date:  11/24/2008
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5703
Expedited Consideration Requested

Texas Subjurisdiction: 
County:  Parker
Action Date:  11/26/2008
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Submission received
Submission Number:  2008-5707

Christopher Coates
Chief, Voting Section

General Information Voting Section
Contact
Toll-free - (800) 253-3931
Telephone - (202) 307-2767
Fax - (202) 307-3961
Email - voting.section@usdoj.gov

By letter to the addresses below:

Mailing Contact
United States Postal Service mail (including certified mail and express mail) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20530

Deliveries by overnight express service (such as Airborne, DHL, Federal Express or UPS) should be addressed to:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Room 7254 - NWB
1800 G St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
Redistricting Census Information
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